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Uncommon Type: Some Stories
Uncommon Type Some Stories
Author: Tom Hanks
A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game--and then another an...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781101946152
ISBN-10: 1101946156
Publication Date: 10/24/2017
Pages: 416
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Tom Hanks an author..who knew?! Normally I don't read short stories but made an exception for this book. The writing was very good. The length of each story prevented developing any one character in depth, but went far enough to relate to them. However, the most interesting quirk was the appearance of a typewriter in each story. Hanks collects typewriters and in each story one of them made an appearance, either briefly or for the whole length of the tale. Curiosity kept me reading to the end.., D.
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